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Drawing, Wrap Table and Chair, First Floor Hall, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Frank Lloyd Wright and designed by George Mann Niedecken and made for (as the client) Henry J. Allen and Elsie J. Nuzman (Mrs. Henry J.) Allen. It is dated 1917 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is graphite on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds.

Its dimensions are

26.2 x 67.2 cm (10 5/16 x 26 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, center: 1ST FLOOR HALL...WRAP TABLE/ HEIGHT 30"/ TOP 15" X 6' 6"/ 1ST FLOOR HALL...CHAIR/ SEAT TOP 18" W X 18 1/2" D/ SEAT HEIGHT. 18"/ BACK HEIGHT 30 1/2"/ TOTAL HEIGHT - 48"/ SCALE 1 1/2" - 1' 0" (all underlined); in ruled borders: 1ST FLOOR HALL FURN./ FOR MR. H. J. ALLEN/ NIEDECKEN-WALBRIDGE CO/ INTERIOR ARCHITECTS. SCALE 1 1/2" - 1' 0" (all underlined); on design: OPENING/ FOR UMBRELLAS WITH/ METAL BASIN BELOW IN/ SHELF/ METAL BASIN/ copperplated/ END (all underlined); left: #1/ 1 of these (all underlined); right: #2/ 1 of these (all underlined); left: O.K./ O.K. (all underlined).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wrap Table and Chair, First Floor Hall, Henry J. Allen Residence, Wichita, Kansas; Designed by George Mann Niedecken (1878–1945); USA; graphite on cream tracing paper; 26.2 x 67.2 cm (10 5/16 x 26 7/16 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Regents Collections Acquisition and Friends of Drawings and Prints Funds; 1983-1-23

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